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Overview

These rules outline a Second Chance Promotion by the Rhode Island Lottery (RIL) that begins on October 31, 2013 and ends February 10, 2014. During the promotional period, participants enter non-winning $10 RIL PowerBall® tickets purchased between October 31, 2013 and February 8, 2014 for the chance to win a trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame®. In order to submit an entry, participants must be a member of the RIL VIP Club and logged into their account. Instructions on how to become a VIP Club member can be found on www.rilot.com. Participants can then submit the unique serial number from non-winning $10 RIL PowerBall® tickets at the website developed for this promotion.

  1. Second Chance Promotion Description
    1. To enter the promotion, a participant must be a member and logged into his or her RIL VIP Club account, while in the State of Rhode Island, and then click on the hyperlink specifically developed for the purpose of accessing the promotional website.
    2. Only serial numbers from non-winning $10 RIL PowerBall® tickets purchased between October 31, 2013 and February 8, 2014 are eligible for entry.
    3. The RIL shall not accept entries submitted by any method other than the Internet. Entries received by any method other than the Internet will be automatically disqualified.
    4. A participant will be required to submit one (1) eligible serial number for each entry.
    5. Each serial number may be submitted only one (1) time in this promotion.
    6. The number of entries a participant may have in a drawing pool is limited only by the number of individual valid serial numbers that he or she submits.
    7. Each participant may view the serial number(s) that he or she has submitted by logging into his or her RIL VIP Club account and accessing the promotional website.
    8. All participants must be at least eighteen (18) years old. All prizes won will be subject to the RIL's statutorily required debt setoff procedures.
    9. This promotion is void where prohibited by law.

  2. Prizes
    1. A total of three (3) Pro Football Hall of Fame® Ultimate Tailgate Party Trip Winners (prize winners) will be awarded in this promotion.
    2. Each prize winner trip is a five (5) day, four (4) night trip for the prize winner and three (3) guests to Cleveland, Ohio for the Ultimate Tailgate Party and Pro Football Hall of Fame's Fan Festival. Each trip includes:

      1. Roundtrip coach air transportation for up to four (4) people.
      2. All ground transfers between the airport, hotel, and prize winner trip events.
      3. Hotel accommodations of four (4) (two rooms) for four (4) nights (double occupancy, room, and room tax only).
      4. Five hundred dollars ($500) cash for the prize winner.
      5. Admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Festival's Ultimate Tailgate Party for PowerBall prize winners only.
      6. Admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Festival.

    3. Federal and state withholding taxes will be withheld from the value of the prize winner's trip and deposited on behalf of each prize winner. Any additional federal, state and/or local taxes are the responsibility of the winner. RIL is not responsible for additional taxes that may be due when the winner files tax returns.
    4. At the Ultimate Tailgate Party, each prize winner will get the chance to win $1,000 or $25,000.
    5. Winners of the $25,000 prize will then participate in a second round with the chance to win an additional $1,000,000.
    6. MDI Entertainment, LLC will issue an IRS Tax Form W-2G for the prize amounts won during the Ultimate Tailgate Party and provide a copy to RIL. All prizes won will be subject to the RIL's statutorily-required debt setoff procedures.
    7. No cash option is available in lieu of the trip.
    8. All prizes must be claimed at RIL, 1425 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920.
    9. In order to claim a prize, winners must provide a valid government issued photo ID, Social Security Number, and the original PowerBall ticket bearing the serial number that was entered and drawn as the winner, as well as complete the necessary prize claim forms. A prize cannot be awarded without the original PowerBall ticket bearing the serial number entered and drawn as the winner.
    10. Prizes are non-refundable. A winner can transfer the trip to another person 18 or older to serve as a proxy, but all prizes won are still that of the original prize winner.
    11. Prizes may be subject to state and federal taxes.
    12. A prize shall be awarded only to the player and the address that corresponds with the account that won the prize.
    13. RIL must be able to contact entrant within five business days of the date of the drawing. If contact cannot be made, the RIL reserves the right to disqualify the entrant and use an alternate.
    14. The prize must be claimed within ten business days of notification confirmation.
  3. Determination of Trip Prize and Grand Prize Winners
    1. One (1) drawing will be conducted on February 11, 2014, for the three (3) Ultimate Tailgate Trip prizes.
    2. The deadline for entry is 11:59:59 pm EST on February 10, 2014.
    3. Limit one (1) prize per person, per household.
    4. Alternate entries will be selected, and if necessary, will be substituted for disqualified entries.
    5. All entries have an equal chance of winning a prize. The odds of being selected as a winner in the drawing depend on the number of entries received.
  4. Prize Fulfillment
    1. The total amount of prize money awarded to a prize winner at the Ultimate Tailgate Party will be mailed to the prize winner by MDI Entertainment, LLC (MDI) within fifteen (15) business days after the trip prize winner's departure from Cleveland. All federal withholding taxes from the prizes won on the Ultimate Tailgate Party prize event will be deposited by MDI on behalf of the prize winners to the appropriate agencies. All prizes won will be subject to the RIL's statutorily required debt setoff procedures.
    2. The prize winners shall receive a W-2G and an IRS tax form from MDI for the prize amounts won during the Ultimate Tailgate Party prize event and provide a copy to the RIL.
    3. The RIL is not responsible for injury, loss, or damage to person or property in connection with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ultimate Tailgate Party trip package. Pro Football Hall of Fame Ultimate Tailgate Party trip package prize winners participate solely at their own risk and responsibility.
  5. Eligibility
    1. Players must be at least eighteen (18) years old to enter the drawing.
    2. RIL employees as well as their family members living in the same household, or any other person ineligible to purchase RIL lottery tickets pursuant to laws, rules, regulations and policies of RIL are not eligible to submit entries, win a prize, or participate in a prize award.
    3. All participants must be logged into the RIL VIP Club in order to enter this promotion.
  6. Restrictions
    1. Limit of one (1) prize per person, per household.
    2. RIL reserves the right to qualify winners at the time of the draw and select alternate entries if necessary as determined by the RIL.
  7. Miscellaneous
    1. RIL reserves the right to cancel the Second Chance Promotion or any feature of the promotion.
    2. RIL reserves the right to change and supersede any outlined procedures to handle unforeseen circumstances.
    3. Entrants are solely responsible for maintaining and keeping account information current and accurate. RIL assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever for technical or computer malfunctions or for player's failure to keep account information current.